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Hook, Line, and Thinker
Adventure on the WaterJon Logan | jonathan.logan@oldtowncanoe.com
 
Spring has Sprung!
 
Hello Anglers, Paddlers, Hunters, or whatever it is that gets you out on the water! Many of us have spent the last few months longingly awaiting the day the ice melts and we can retrieve our dusty vessels from the depths of our basements and garages. Finally, the time has come. Spring is here and it is time to return to our home on the water! The rest of you in warmer climates save a few fish for your snowy paddlers and we can’t wait to see you out on the water.
  
Behind the Scenes Success
 
Adventure on the Water has been live for four months now and thanks to you, it has been a huge success! I want to personally thank everyone for embracing the site. There have been many awesome catches, photos, videos, and stories uploaded and lots of you have been featured on the front page of the site for your awesome work. Trust me when I say that I get very jealous scrolling through new content while stuck in the office.
 
On average, we’re reaching 300 unique visitors every day and our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/adventureonthewater) has gathered over 2,600 likes! Let’s keep up the momentum! If you’re interested in linking to Adventure on the Water, check out the three banners available below. Need anything specific to help promote the site or your profile? Let me know at jonathan.logan@oldtowncanoe.com!



 
Recent Noteworthy Events
 
This past week our youngest team member, Tim Weiss, earned $500 worth of Quantum fishing rods and reels from a promotion manager of Zebco and Quantum thanks to his hard work and a recent front-page feature of his story “I Love Soft Plastics”. (http://adventureonthewater.com/Stories/I-love-soft-plastics.aspx)
 
Luke and I wanted to thank everyone who helped out at this year’s Canoecopia, especially Dan and Alex Dalton, Tim Weiss, and Richie Bekolay. It was a huge success for all of Johnson Outdoors’ brands. Luke spent the week at Canoecopia exploring the showfloor, so be sure to check out his journey.

 
Changes to AOTW
 
Did you know that you can now set your location on Adventure on the Water? Many site users desired the ability to search for Pro-Staff members, photos, and videos based upon their location. This change will help users feel more connected with Pro-Staff in their location and will help you increase your following. But, this new feature needs your help! Please follow the instructions below to learn how to add your location to your profile and pictures.


1. Click on "My Account" along the top right of the homepage.
2. Click on the dropdown box next to "Location".
3. Choose your location.
4. Hit "OK" at bottom of page.
 
Do you have any suggestions on how to improve Adventure on the Water? Send me an email at jonathan.logan@oldtowncanoe.com!
 
Challenge
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u_rgGESpYM
 
With the spring season kicking off – record a short video and upload it to Adventure on the Water. I want to know what your plans are and what you are excited for with the spring season. Be yourself, in your own environment, and let us know what you’re looking forward to!

 
AOTW Originals
 
We have two new original series for Adventure on the Water.
 
Get on the water with Andrew Benak in “Reel to Reel”.
http://adventureonthewater.com/Videos/Reel-to-Reel-EP-1.aspx?open=1
 
Reel in the net with myself in “Reeling in the Net”.
http://adventureonthewater.com/Videos/Reeling-in-the-Net-First-Time-for-Everything.aspx

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